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2 years have passed?!

Monday, November 16, 2015

Hello all of my dear spark friends in the internet world.

2 years have flown by since my last blog post. I can't believe it's been that long!

Here's the summary of what's happened:
I started med school. I knew it would be hard, but never realized the mental stamina I would need! I'm in my 2nd of 4 years on the journey to get my MD. Being a single mom in medical school has been a challenge... It really challenged me the first semester and I reverted to not taking care of myself. I gained most of the weight I worked so hard to lose.

But in January I realized I can't take care of other people if I can't take care of myself. I'm down 30 pounds from January, joined a really good gym last month, and I'm back to my Spark-ey ways.

I am in a really healthy relationship with a really supportive guy. This has also been a challenge in med school, but totally worth it.

I've discovered so much about myself this last year. That I want to live a more normal life when I'm done with my rigorous training (surgery is not an option for me even though I do like it!), I am stronger than I ever thought I could be, and it is essential to take care of yourself above everything else.

I hope all of you are doing well!

Oh, and here's a white coat picture :-) Obviously overjoyed at the opportunities that have been presented to me!!!

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    SO, SO very PROUD of you on your med school journey. Have been thinking of you over the past 2 years and were hoping that things were going well. Good luck! You look fabulous!!!

    1558 days ago
    Wow you look amazing! Congratulations on med school, on getting back on track with weight loss and fitness, and on juggling it all!
    1558 days ago
  • KONRAD695
    Happy to see everything working out. Sorry school has been so tough on you, but I think that "right of passage" is worth it. Looking forward to seeing your future progress.

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    1558 days ago
    so happy for you!!! it is very inspirational to see such a wonderful young mother doing so well and being in control of her life. BEST OF LUCK TO YOU.
    1558 days ago
    Tea I agree keep up the hard work ur amazing
    1558 days ago
  • no profile photo SHARONMART1N
    Looks like commit paid off in all areas of your life. Keep up the good work
    1558 days ago
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